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Man, 48, shot by police

Breaking Man, 48, shot by police

Travellers are told to 'prove they move' to be able to stay on sites

Travellers are told to 'prove they move' to be able to stay on sites

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Thug avoids jail after beating teenage girl

Thug avoids jail after beating teenage girl

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FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Colchester

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Colchester

Red tape has left us relying on handouts

Red tape has left us relying on handouts

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Only 12 emergency call-outs during nine-hour firefighter strike

Only 12 emergency call-outs during nine-hour firefighter strike

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Parish council chair dies aged 101

Parish council chair dies aged 101

Lane closure at Balkerne Hill after accident involving three vehicles

UPDATED: Lane closure at Balkerne Hill after accident involving three vehicles

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Essex Police to pass over responsibility for 97 per cent of anti-social behaviour to others

Essex Police to pass over responsibility for 97 per cent of anti-social behaviour incidents to others

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Council ‘Philistines’ hacked back verges

Council ‘Philistines’ hacked back verges

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Remembering Kerry By Raising Charity Cash

Remembering Kerry By Raising Charity Cash

Postcode lottery for university attendance in Colchester

Postcode lottery for university attendance in Colchester

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Rail passengers thanked for patience during Bank Holiday engineering work

Rail passengers thanked for patience during Bank Holiday engineering work

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Top 10 complaints to Essex Trading Standards

Top 10 complaints to Essex Trading Standards

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Soldier ruins career after admitting drink driving

Soldier ruins career after admitting drink driving

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Parents invited to start applying for 2016 secondary school places

Parents invited to start applying for 2016 secondary school places

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Lifesaving app from Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Lifesaving app from Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

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Council seeks to build offices in its own car park

Council seeks to build offices in its own car park

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High flyer Malcolm Bradford snaps photos from 5,000ft

High flyer Malcolm Bradford snaps photos from 5,000ft

Our Gareth takes on tough TV quiz

Our Gareth takes on tough TV quiz

Queen Street thugs jailed for stamping on man's head

Queen Street thugs jailed for stamping on man's head

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Commuters face delays after bank holiday weekend

Commuters face delays after bank holiday weekend

War of words hots up in fire dispute

War of words hots up in fire dispute

Alex brings game back from the dead

Alex brings game back from the dead

Colchester Hospital the cleanest in the region

Colchester Hospital the cleanest in the region

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Family’s tent plea to stave off eviction

Family’s tent plea to stave off eviction

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Former accountant Frank Sims to become Chief Executive at Colchester Hospital

Former accountant Frank Sims to become Chief Executive at Colchester Hospital

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Jessica Purser – glimmer of hope

Desperate mum Jessica starts trial of new cancer treatment

Chris needs funds to start Colchester Cannons dodgeball team

Chris needs funds to start Colchester Cannons dodgeball team

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Music academy needs funds to play on

Music academy needs funds to play on

Fire bosses accuse union of distorting casualty stats to fight cuts

Fire bosses accuse union of distorting casualty stats to fight cuts

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Simon Collyer is challenging the way grants are handed awarded

Simon Collyer is challenging the way grants are handed awarded

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Airshow bosses hit back at claims flight fans were left terrified after staging of fake engine fire

Airshow bosses hit back at claims flight fans were left terrified after staging of 'fake engine fire'

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Cyclist Linda’s anger at hit-and-run driver

Cyclist Linda’s anger at hit-and-run driver

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Campaigners hope to save dental surgery

Campaigners hope to save dental surgery

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Step back in term to learn more about the towns's shock crimes

Step back in time to learn more about the town's shock crimes

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Vandals damage Colchester home

Vandals damage Colchester home

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Charities skate off with special night

Charities skate off with special night

Ricky Crosher

Drug addict locked up for attack on ex-partner

Young women do not have to die like Vicky

Young women do not have to die like Vicky

Council cuts its Firstsite funding

Council cuts its Firstsite funding

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Woman cyclist in life-threatening condition after serious crash on the A133

UPDATED: Woman cyclist dies after serious crash on the A133

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Eat to the beat and with street food party

Eat to the beat and with street food party

BIG INTERVIEW: New ambulance boss will put patients and staff before targets

BIG INTERVIEW: New ambulance boss will put patients and staff before targets

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Sleeping family scrambles to safety after arsonists light charity bag left sticking out of Clacton house letterbox

Sleeping family scrambles to safety after arsonists light charity bag left sticking out of Clacton house letterbox

Classical joy at Chelmsford Cathedral

Classical joy at Chelmsford Cathedral

Firefighters called out to early-morning kitchen blaze in bungalow

Firefighters called out to early-morning kitchen blaze in bungalow

Final Sir Terry Pratchett novel proving popular

Final Sir Terry Pratchett novel proving popular

Rail passengers have received £2.3million in compensation from Greater Anglia

Rail passengers have received £2.3million in compensation from Greater Anglia

The original Bee Gees were one of the biggest and most popular groups of the 20th century

The Irish Bee Gees step back in time

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